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ROAD TO RIO W: Miyu Nagaoka shines in big win of Japan

by WoV
source: Photo: FIVB

Japan have made another huge step toward the Olympic Games 2016.

Japan

Japan

It was definitely not an easy job for the hosts of the tournament, but they did eventually won all 3 points. Japan outplayed Dominican Republic in straight sets after a great battle and continued marching toward the Rio Olympics.

The MVP of the game was Miyu Nagaoka.

Although head coach Manabe decided to leave one of his best players out of the starting lineup, she quickly entered the court and started dominating the match. Nagaoka finished the game with 21 points.

FIVB Qualification Round / Tournament 1 – Round 5

Game Date/Time Teams Set Result per set Stats Videos
17th game 20. 05. 2016 10:00 Thailand ( W ) VS Kazakhstan ( W ) 3:0 25:18; 25:19; 25:15    
18th game 20. 05. 2016 12:45 South Korea ( W ) VS Peru ( W ) 3:1 18:25; 25:22; 25:14; 25:21    
19th game 20. 05. 2016 15:30 Italy ( W ) VS The Netherlands ( W ) 0:3 21:25; 21:25; 14:25    
20th game 20. 05. 2016 19:05 Dominican Republic ( W ) VS Japan ( W ) 0:3 22:25; 16:25; 25:27    

FIVB Qualification Round / Tournament 1

Rk Team Tot W L Pts
1 The Netherlands ( W ) 5 4 1 12
2 South Korea ( W ) 5 4 1 12
3 Italy ( W ) 5 4 1 12
4 Japan ( W ) 5 4 1 11
5 Thailand ( W ) 5 2 3 7
6 Peru ( W ) 5 2 3 6
7 Kazakhstan ( W ) 5 0 5 0
8 Dominican Republic ( W ) 5 0 5 0

 

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